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The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece

Based on Gerald Durrell’s autobiographical trilogy, a widow transplants her four unruly children from Britain to sun-drenched Corfu in 1935.


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Keeley Hawes stars as a widow who transplants her four unruly children from Britain to sun-drenched Corfu in 1935. Based on Gerald Durrell’s autobiographical trilogy, the series was lauded as “completely satisfying” when it aired in the UK.
 

Episodes

Episode One
Louisa Durrell and her four headstrong children, ages 11 to 21, arrive penniless on the bucolic Greek island of Corfu in 1935. They soon fall in with the locals and a menagerie of animals.


Episode Two
At wits’ end, Louisa orders her children to put food on the table. Larry bites the bullet and goes hunting—bad idea. Meanwhile, Margo, Leslie and Gerry pursue their various love interests.


Episode Three
Gerry’s new soulmate has a surprising background. Leslie suffers the pangs of heartbreak. Louisa has another go with Sven. And Margo takes a stab at the medical profession.


Episode Four
Leslie gets thrown out of the house and ends up in court. Theo and Spiros are his attorneys. Margo settles into her new job—and a new dress. Louisa has more man trouble.


Episode Five
Louisa’s aunt arrives from England to a string of mishaps. Bad moods and bad luck threaten to end the Durrells’ Greek idyll. Sven comes to the rescue.


Episode Six
Big plans are afoot, but the Durrells can’t decide whether to proceed. Larry faces a cri¬sis—and he’s not the only one. Margo’s countess makes a breakthrough.